Canada Housing Starts  1977-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts decreased to 217.1 thousand units in September of 2017 from an upwardly revised 225.9 thousand in August, but above market expectations of 210 thousand. Urban starts fell by 5.1 percent to 198,910 units; multiple urban starts declined by 10.7 percent to 131,388 units while while single-detached urban starts increased by 8.2 percent to 67,522 units. Also, rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 18,208 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 184.70 Thousand from 1977 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-09 12:15 PM Housing Starts 222.3K 212.9K 205K 208.1K
2017-09-11 12:15 PM Housing Starts 223.2K 222.0K 212K 217K
2017-10-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 217.1K 225.9K 210.0K 216.3K
2017-11-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 217.1K 215.5K
2017-12-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 214.7K


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7542953.00 7979551.00 8210658.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 217.10 225.90 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 102.90 102.80 102.90 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Housing Starts

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
217.10 225.90 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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housing starts by Country

Last
Canada 217.10 Sep/17
France 17400.00 Aug/17
Japan -2.00 Aug/17
Russia 6.70 Sep/17
Spain 0.49 Jun/17
Turkey 18636.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 42480.00 Jun/17
United States 1127.00 Sep/17